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Definition of TORPEDOES

  • An explosive device lowered into oil wells to clear obstructions
  • An electric ray
  • A cigar-shaped self-propelled underwater missile designed to be fired from a ship or submarine or dropped into the water from an aircraft and to explode on reaching a target
  • A signal placed on a railroad track, exploding as the train passes over it
  • TORPEDO [n]
  • A firework exploding on impact with a hard surface
  • A submarine sandwich
  • A gangster hired to commit a murder or other violent act
  • TORPEDO, to damage or sink with an underwater missile [v]